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Ecotourism

A guide to research on ecotourism.

Overview

This guide provides information for beginning research on ecotourism. For more in-depth information on the tourism industry, please see the Rosen Library Travel & Tourism Industries Research Guide.

What is Ecotourism?

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary ecotourism is defined as “the practice of touring natural habitats in a manner meant to minimize ecological impact.” In other words it is responsible, sustainable, ethical, and culturally aware tourism.